ATOC 5550 - Mountain Meteorology Course uri icon

Overview

description

  • Investigating main processes that control weather and climate in the western United States and other mountain ranges around the world is the emphasis of this course. Provides an advanced survey of synoptic, mesoscale, and microscale meteorology in complex terrain including orographically modified cyclone evolution, front-mountain interactions, terrain and thermally driven flows, mountain waves, downslope winds, and orographic precipitation. Same as ATOC 4550.

instructor(s)

  • Friedrich, Katja  
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2018 / Fall 2018 / Summer 2019 / Fall 2019 / Summer 2020 / Summer 2021
  • Rudolph, James V.  
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Fall 2021